The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Worcestershire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 10 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.54% 18.18% 8.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.75% 39.02% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 3
Average daily rate £338 £365 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +82.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.50 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £25.56
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +7.57%
Programming Languages Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 19.51% 46.59% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 4
Average daily rate £325 £340 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -8 2 £400 -15.70% 9
Redditch +5 1 - - 2
Bromsgrove - - - -
Evesham - - - - 4
Kidderminster - - - -
Malvern - - - -
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
4 5 (31.25%) MS Office
4 5 (31.25%) NHS
5 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
7 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (12.50%) Workflow
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) OLTP
7 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
8 1 (6.25%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (12.50%) OLTP
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) MS Access
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Report Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Information Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) NHS Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Writer
4 2 (12.50%) Report Writer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
1 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
1 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix